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Asian Art

Disc-headed pin with Cosmological Tree

8th–7th century B.C.E

Bronze, repousse design of cosmological tree

Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1952.52.41
Geography: 
Probably Luristan (Lorestan), Iran
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, probably from Luristan
Period: 
Iron Age
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York, to 1952; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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